Schools

Little Buffs Cheer Clinic

Garden City High School cheerleaders will hold their annual Little Buffs Cheer Clinic from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, and at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21st. The clinic is for children three years old through sixth grade. The squad will cheer during the first half of the GCHS […]

USD 457 Teacher recognized during ceremony

Julia Morales, a second grade teacher at Buffalo Jones Elementary School, was recognized as a district nominee Saturday for the Region 1 Kansas Teacher of the Year, which recognizes excellent teaching in elementary classrooms across the state. Nominations are made in each of four regions in the state. Region 1 covers […]

GCHS driver’s education enrollment Aug. 31

Enrollment for the fall session of the driver’s education course at Garden City High School will take place at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, in Room F108 in the Freshman Academy. This course is available to Garden City High School students. There are a limited number of students that are accepted […]

GCHS Drama selling season club cards

The Garden City High School Drama Department is now selling 2018-19 season club cards. The $20 club card gains entrance to each of the mainstage productions, which is a savings of $20 on ticket prices over the entire 2018-19 season. The card serves as your ticket and will be punched […]

Garden City schools receive recognition

Garden City High School is one of eight Kansas schools that will be recognized in September for the civic engagement opportunities they offer students by receiving the School of Excellence Award. Florence Wilson Elementary School is one of four Kansas schools that will receive the School of Promising Practice Award.  […]

New Gertrude Walker Elementary School principal hired

Garden City Public Schools has hired Amy Hollingsworth to be the new principal at Gertrude Walker Elementary School starting the 2018-19 school year. The USD 457 Board of Education approved Hollingsworth’s appointment at the June 21 board meeting. This will be the first year that Hollingsworth will be in the school […]

GCHS counselors receive grants

The KARSP (Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel) Foundation recently awarded Garden City High School counselors Kristina Younkman and Emily Hamlin grants to enhance educational opportunities for students. Younkman received a $500 grant for the KISS program (Kids Initiating Student Safety) at Garden City High School. Hamlin received a $500 grant […]

Kansas Reading Roadmap summer program starts

Over the summer, Garden City Public Schools will work over to help struggling students succeed who have qualified for the Kansas Reading Roadmap (KRR) program. Five elementary schools in the district started the program on June 4: Abe Hubert Elementary School, Buffalo Jones Elementary School, Florence Wilson Elementary School, Gertrude […]

USD 457 bus driver places at state competition

Melanie Turner, a driver for the Garden City Public Schools Transportation Department, took second place in the Transit division at the Kansas State Pupil Transportation Association’s School Bus Rodeo safety competition recently in Hutchinson. Bus driver Jerry Guerrero also competed during the contest. The school bus safety competition is designed […]